Olveston & Aust Community Website

for the Civil Parishes of Olveston and Aust

Welcome to the nine Severnside villages and hamlets of Olveston, Tockington, Awkley, Ingst, Old Down, Lower Hazel, Aust, Elberton and Littleton on Severn

 

Just use the menu to find out more about our local community...

...and, if you are not a local resident, we hope exploring our website will encourage you to visit!


RESURFACING ROADWORKS AT RUDGEWAY ON A38 - MARCH/APRIL 2018

South Gloucestershire Council's Highways Department is advising that from Monday 26 March to Thursday 5 April, a section of the A38 (at the junction of the A38 Gloucester Road and Church Road at Rudgeway) will be closed at night from 8pm to 6am, while the surface of the road is planed off and a new surface laid down.  Alternative routes will be signposted but delays around that area may occur.  You can see more detail here. (Note: the start of the work has been postponed to 26 March because of bad weather conditions.)


ALMONDSBURY SURGERY PLAN TO MERGE WITH HANHAM HEALTH

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Almondsbury Surgery plan to merge with another primary healthcare provider.  Read more about it here.


Good news!  Last January, there was a plea in Meeting Point for someone to revive the Olveston Playgroup for babies and toddlers - and now some local mums have done just that.  So, if you have young children or grandchildren, you can go along and have a drink and a chat and meet others with small children...   Click the picture for more details:

Olveston Playgroup Babies Toddlers


OLVESTON PARISH COUNCIL OFFERS WALK-IN SESSIONS

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Your chance to talk to your Parish Councillors face to face - surgeries are on the third Saturday of every month between 10.30 and 12 noon in Olveston Methodist Hall.  Thank you to the Methodist Hall Committee for their warm welcome and coffee.


Perfect for getting active in the summer holidays:

NEW! - OLVESTON PARISH WALKS - New leaflets have been produced detailing six circular walks in Olveston Parish.  Read more hereLeaflet cover


COMMUNITY TRANSPORT SCHEME: 4 TOWNS AND VALE LINK

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Do you have difficulty getting to the shops, your GP's surgery, medical appointments or social events?  4 Towns and Vale Link community transport scheme can help you get out and about, with their accessible, door-to-door vehicles.   You don't have to be stuck at home any longer. If you are 60 or over or if you have special needs or access problems or if you have a Diamond bus pass or are receiving benefits, you can register to use this service by paying a small annual fee.   You can find out more here.  If you know of any coffee mornings or daytime groups who would like someone to come and talk about the scheme, read this.


Our local Primary School is keen for local residents to know what is going on in the school.  You can read about the school and download school newsletters from Olveston CEVC Primary School's website.


Elberton & the Severn Bridge from Olveston 

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The remains of an old salmon fishing engine on the Severn